APA Georgia Chapter

Atlanta, GA, United States

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(15860 reviews)

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 1:16 p.m. CDT

Minding the Gaps: Developing a Continuous Sidewalk Network

5

Relevant and Timely

Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 1:14 p.m. CDT

The Missing Key to Effective Public Engagement: User Experience Design

5

New ideas!

Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 1:12 p.m. CDT

The ABCs of the West End: Athletics, Brews, and Collaboration

5

Emerging Area

Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 1:11 p.m. CDT

Lunch, Learn, and Laude: Fifty Years Ahead--What Land Use Can Tell Us About Building a Sustainable Georgia

5

Great Keynote

Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 1:10 p.m. CDT

Beating the Odds: Thriving Malls and Sustainable Suburban Retail

5

Important trends!

Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 1:09 p.m. CDT

The Future of Single-Family Zoning in Georgia

5

Thoughtprevoking!

Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 1:07 p.m. CDT

Ethics Cases of the Year

5

Always essential!

Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 1:03 p.m. CDT

Suburban or Urban? Revitalizing Historic Neighborhoods Adjacent to Suburban Downtowns

5

Relevant!

Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 1:02 p.m. CDT

The Potential for a Major Rails and Trails Corridor Through the University of Georgia Campus

5

Exciting Project!

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 4:36 p.m. CST

Improving Relationships Between Staff/Board/Elected Officials

4

Both speakers were effective and well-spoken, with the Mayor of LaGrange particularly entertaining. It was helpful to learn tips about communication and dealing with the public and officials in this light.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 4:30 p.m. CST

Tiny Houses/Housing Alternatives

5

Great presentation. Interested in hearing the lessons learned from Clarkston.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 4:29 p.m. CST

Keeping you Legal: ZPL Refresher

5

An event where there isn't enough time for everything on offer but the speaker did a fine job of hitting the high notes and keeping the discussion lively.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 4:24 p.m. CST

Home Businesses in the Shared Economy: Pros & Cons

1

Good presenter. Subject not relevant to my job.

Thursday, February 13, 2020, 3:08 p.m. CST

Community Improvement Methods

5

Excellent presentation!

Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 9:44 a.m. CST

Keynote: One Georgia, Two Georgias, A Hundred Georgias: A Disappearing Sense of Place

5

A non-traditional speaker who was both an excellent orator but also provided insight and perspective often missed by planners.

Monday, January 6, 2020, 7:44 a.m. CST

Legal Update: 5G, HB493, and Quasi-J

5

Mr. Bowen does a great job clearly explaining recent State case law that can impact the land use review process for a jurisdiction.

Tuesday, December 31, 2019, 9:47 a.m. CST

Placemaking in Suburbia

4

Informative presentation on placemaking efforts centered around the arts.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 10:17 a.m. CST

Planning for BRT

2

Seemed biased toward BRT. Why not discuss pro/cons of BRT vs rail?

Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 10:16 a.m. CST

Distortions, Delusions, and Deviations: Recognizing and Addressing the Cognitive and Contextual Challenges to Good Ethical Behavior

2

This is a rehash of what Mr. Cornell says every year.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 10:14 a.m. CST

Excavating Atlanta

5

An unusual planning topic/perspective

Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 10:12 a.m. CST

Goodbye Golf Courses, Hello Public Parks

4

Would have like more session engagement/questions.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 10:10 a.m. CST

Won't You Be My Neighbor? A Discussion About the Great Communities of Tomorrow

5

Tim Keane is always a great addition.

Friday, December 6, 2019, 12:18 p.m. CST

Athletics Facilities Arms Race

5

This was great tour with great background information.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 8:23 a.m. CST

Northwest Georgia: Planning for Connections, Recognizing Opportunities

4

Good discussion

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 8:20 a.m. CST

Town & Gown Tour of Historic Athens

4

Great tour and review of historic Athens homes and neighborhoods.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 8:18 a.m. CST

To Boldly Zone Where Zoning Has Not Been Before

5

Great presentation of preparing new zoning ordinance or updating in rural and smaller communities.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 8:16 a.m. CST

GPA District 2: Home of UGA Athletics, Rapid Growth, and Commitment to Communities

4

land use planning tool was helpful

Friday, November 1, 2019, 3:56 p.m. CDT

To Boldly Zone Where Zoning Has Not Been Before

5

I found the presentation of a new zoning ordinance for Nichols, GA to be extremely interesting. The development of policies and regulations was attuned to the unique challenges of a small, rural community.

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 5:56 p.m. CDT

History, Community, and Storytelling: Georgia Author Talk at Avid Bookstore

5

Great storytelling techniques for planning. Enjoyed the information on podcasting.

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 5:51 p.m. CDT

Social Media and Big Data for Transportation Planning - Illustrated Through 3 Case Studies

5

Good information on targeted social media campaigns for transportation planning. It's interesting to know that you can target advertising to an area as specific as an intersection or corridor. However, the data jokes from one presenter were cringe inducing.

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 5:42 p.m. CDT

Geospatial Analysis Tools Developed by NASA DEVELOP for Regional Planning

5

Some well developed student presentations that were not boring, despite the GIS theme. It would have been helpful to get some information on data sources. I need to access the NASA data to prove all of these flat earthers wrong.

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 5:37 p.m. CDT

Atlanta City Studio: Better City Design by Working Locally

5

Great innovative planning pop up strategies. I was impressed by the speaker's rapid fire delivery and charisma.

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 5:33 p.m. CDT

Keynote: One Georgia, Two Georgias, A Hundred Georgias: A Disappearing Sense of Place

5

Thoughtful speech.

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 5:29 p.m. CDT

The Chattahoochee RiverLands- Reimagining Metro Atlanta’s Relationship with the Chattahoochee River

5

I enjoyed the mini charrette exercise. I'd never heard of the "World Cafe" technique of planning speed dating.

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 2:17 p.m. CDT

Regulating for Reptiles: How Planners Can Balance Developent and Species Protection

5

I thought our panel went very well, if I do say so myself. We had great diversity on the panel from different perspectives and wonderful participation from the audience.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 2:27 p.m. CDT

History, Community, and Storytelling: Georgia Author Talk at Avid Bookstore

5

Great blend of interdisciplinary skills and knowledge. Felt like I was learning skills to put me on the leading edge of innovation in planning.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 1:27 p.m. CDT

When Public Art Is Not So Public

4

Good food for thought on process

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 1:25 p.m. CDT

The Missing Key to Effective Public Engagement: User Experience Design

4

really helpful and relevant

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 1:14 p.m. CDT

Ethics Cases of the Year

3

The presenters would have been more effective if they had either repeated participants questions and responses for the benefit of all or had more microphones that could be passed around the room for the same purpose.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 12:25 p.m. CDT

Atlanta City Studio: Better City Design by Working Locally

5

Mr. Bacon was a great speaker, and the subject matter was so interesting!

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 12:24 p.m. CDT

Keynote: One Georgia, Two Georgias, A Hundred Georgias: A Disappearing Sense of Place

5

Mr. Williams was an engaging speaker who had a unique perspective.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 10:12 a.m. CDT

Catalysts in Transportation Planning

5

Fantastic session with captivating speakers and topics.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 10:07 a.m. CDT

GDOT Statewide Transit Plan – Project Overview

5

Great presentation with some audience participation components.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 9:57 a.m. CDT

Lunch, Learn, and Laude: Fifty Years Ahead--What Land Use Can Tell Us About Building a Sustainable Georgia

3

Some of the information was out of date or not accurate.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 9:55 a.m. CDT

Beating the Odds: Thriving Malls and Sustainable Suburban Retail

5

Fantastic speakers and topic area!

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:51 a.m. CDT

Catalysts in Transportation Planning

5

Excellent session! Enjoyed the presentations and discussion. Very interesting to have an international perspective.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:49 a.m. CDT

Legal Update: 5G, HB493, and Quasi-J

5

Excellent session? Enjoyed the presentation and discussion.

Friday, October 18, 2019, 12:39 p.m. CDT

When Public Art Is Not So Public

5

Super interesting presentation. A+++

Friday, October 18, 2019, 12:38 p.m. CDT

Minding the Gaps: Developing a Continuous Sidewalk Network

5

Really enjoyed the discussion about sidewalk planning in Decatur.

Friday, October 18, 2019, 12:36 p.m. CDT

Virginia Avenue Smart Corridor

5

Great presentation with lots of details! Really enjoyed it.

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